Fatty liver disease drug shows promise

Conatus estimates that about 2 million people in the United States and five largest European markets have cirrhosis and varying degrees of liver impairment...

How does weight loss surgery affect pregnancy?

Bariatric surgery does bring its share of challenges, but it can reduce the chance of diabetes and hypertension in mothers and help avoid overweight babies...

Gyumri Stabbing Suspect Detained

The Armenian police detained on Wednesday a man suspected of stabbing an opposition activist during an anti-government rally held in Gyumri over the weekend.

New World Bank Loan To Improve Armenian Power Supplies

The World Bank has provided Armenia with a $52 million loan that will be used for modernizing key electricity transmission facilities in the country.

"Armenians Favor Turkish Products"

SMEDNC has vowed to attend to the requests of Syrian Armenian entrepreneurs to defer the payment of the principal of their loans for six months.

Apple a day might keep the pharmacist away

Apple eaters in the study had higher educational attainment, were more likely to be from a racial or ethnic minority, and were less likely to smoke...

Armenia’s president inclined to favor parliamentary government, but has some fears – minister

He even added that if a model is found to meet present-day challenges with parliamentary government, which would not pose a threat to national security, we will move forward in this direction…”

Parliamentary speaker Galust Sahakyan on official visit to the Republic of Cyprus

This is what Head of the Department of Information and Public Relations of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Arsen Babayan informed on his Facebook page.

More European Court Rulings Against Rights Abuses In Armenia

In fresh rulings against Armenia, the European Court of Human Rights has fined the authorities in Yerevan a total of 71,000 euros ($77,000) for the torture and other “inhuman treatment” of four Armenian citizens held in custody.

Armenia’s Ministry of Defense warns against disseminating disinformation

The style of the Baku propaganda machinery, concealing the accurate data on Azerbaijan’s losses as a result of incidents on the Line of Contact, is imputed to the Armenian side…

Presentation of ‘Discover Yerevan’ e-book at Yerevan Municipality

“The AGBU has carried out most important work. Using up-to-date technologies enables our 2,796-year-old capital to show itself to the world as a city attractive to tourists…”

Obama regains some ground lost to Republicans after midterms

A key to changes since the midterm elections is the rising support among independents. Obama’s approval rating today is 11 points higher among independents than it was last October and his economic approval is 15 points higher.

Humor and Armenians: How do people in Yerevan celebrate April Fools’ Day?

What can Armenians do not preserve a good sense of humor? The grave social and economical conditions in Armenia do not allow people to smile broadly with pleasure or satisfaction.

Indiana woman jailed for “feticide.” It’s never happened before

When asked why she didn’t call 911, Patel said she was in shock at the amount of blood she was losing. Because she “didn’t know what else to do,” she put the body in a plastic bag and took it to a dumpster, then showed up at the...

The lie comfort food feeds you

Macaroni and cheese, ice cream, soup, or Dads spaghetti and meatballs could all bring you a sense of comfort, but its not the food itself that delivers a hug on ...

Artak Zakaryan: If Armenia is involved in war, all projects in region will be thwarted

Armenian lawmakers often talk to their Russian colleagues about the sale of weapons to Azerbaijan hinting that it lessens trust towards Russia. “The same Russia says it is...

Turkey’s opposition furious at gov’t over failure in deadly hostage-taking

“We expect all details of this fatal and painful incident to be carefully investigated and its results to be shared with the public. We also want to say we are astonished at those who present as a ‘success’…”

Shame was brutal for Monica Lewinsky. But it can also be a force for good

“Public shaming as a blood sport has to stop,” Monica Lewinsky warned in her TED talk this month. “And it’s time for an intervention on the Internet and in our culture. . . . We need to return to a long-held value of compassion...

ACNIS marks 20th Birthday

Yesterday, March 31, the Armenian Center for National and International Studies (ACNIS) celebrated the twentieth year of its founding at the Armenia Marriott hotel here.

Armenian Genocide eyewitness/survivors of provinces provided with medicine and medical accessories

Within the framework of the events dedicated to the Armenian Genocide Centennial, the coordinating council of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia is providing medical assistance to eyewitness/survivors of the...

Robert John Walter must revise title of his report – Davit Babayan

“If he does not change his philosophy, we are not going to cooperate with this person. And if he does not make a revision, it means he is executing Azerbaijan’s order. In this case, he had better cooperate with…”

Zappos to employees: Get behind our ‘no bosses’ approach, or leave with severance

No job titles. No traditional bosses. No conventional corporate hierarchy. It might sound nice, but would you really want to work there?

IS militants 'enter Damascus camp'

Islamic State (IS) militants have entered the Palestinian refugee camp Yarmouk in Damascus, activists and Palestinian officials say, the BBC reports. Clashes erupted between the militants and groups inside the ...

Crisis Management Center opens in Syunik Province

The Minister of Territorial Administration and Emergency Situations participated in the opening ceremony of the Crisis Management Center of Syunik Province.

20 Reasons Selena Quintanilla Will Never Be Forgotten

The Grammy-winning star was shot and killed on March 31, 1995 at a Days Inn motel in Corpus Christi. The former president of her fan club, Yolanda Saldívar, was charged with the murder. Despite the decades that have passed since...